Impacts and limitations of recycling

Schneider, Daniel Rolph and Ragossnig, Arne (2014) Impacts and limitations of recycling. = Impacts and limitations of recycling. Waste management & research, 32 (7). pp. 563-564. ISSN 0734-242X. Vrsta rada: Editorial. Kvartili JCR: Q3 (2014). Točan broj autora: 2.

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The availability of goods as a consequence of an existing demand and thereby the level of consumption and the consumption behaviour of people is one of the main distinctions with relevance from the waste sector’s perspective for differentiating highly developed from less developed societies. Apart from any regulatory pressure recycling has a high priority in less developed societies as a consequence of scarcity of resources, potential revenues from secondary material and availability of work- force at low costs for collection and handling of waste. In highly prospering societies the boundary conditions and motivations are different to that. Many times recycling is mainly driven by legal stipulations. The most prominent legal basis has been laid down by the waste hierarchy defined in the EU Waste Framework Directive. Right after waste avoidance and re-use recycling has to be considered prior to other ways of recovery and disposal.

Item Type: Article (Editorial)
Keywords (Croatian): recycling
Subjects: TECHNICAL SCIENCE > Mechanical Engineering
Divisions: 500 Department of Energy, Power Engineering and Environment > 510 Power Engineering and Energy Management Chair
Indexed in Web of Science: Yes
Indexed in Current Contents: Yes
Quartiles: Q3 (2014)
Date Deposited: 13 Apr 2016 10:05
Last Modified: 19 May 2016 14:58

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